PAST FIRE APPARATUS

Apparatus photo taken in 1952

1930s era Tanker, Engine No.1, and Engine #2

 

Photo tken in 1989 - Apparatus Fleet

1944 - Engine No. 1 - $10,000.00

 

1950 - Engine No. 2 - $14,000.00

 

Photo taken in 1960 - Engine No. 2, Tanker No.3, Engine No. 4 & Tanker/Engine No. 5

 

1959 - Engine No.4 - $17,0000.00

Pierce 1,000 gallon engine with a Darby 3-stage, 750 GPM high or low pressure pump.

 

1959 -Tanker/Engine No.5 - $17,000.00

Purchased as a 1,000 gallon tanker and converted to an engine around 1964.

 

Engine No.6 - $31,724.00

1968 Internationational Harvester Chasis, 285 HP gasoline, V8. First truck to have cab over,

and could carry four firefighters up front as well as two riding on the tailboard.

 

1970 International Harvest Grass Unit - $9,324.00

 

"The Green Weenie"

A 1952 green surplus military vehicle given to the fire district by the Civil Defense. It was painted red and made into a grass truck.

The truck had a winch, a plow, was loved by the firefighters for it's ability to go anywhere.

 

Engine No.3 - $38,017.00

1973 Ford C8000 chasis with 5-man cab and 1,000 gallon tank.

 

Engine No.2 - $43,960.00

1975 Pierce Suburban Pumper with a Ford D8000 chasis and 1,000 gallon tank.

 

Engine No.7/707 - $74,682.00

1979 Pierce Engine with 750 gallon tank.

 

Engine No.8/708 - $87,6000

1982 Pierce Engine with 1,000 gallon tank.

Aerial 757 - In 1995 a used 1967 Mack Snorkel was purchased.

 

Minipumper 761 - 2000 Alexix Ford F550 Grass Unit and Minipumper 763 - 2001 Alexis Ford F550 Grass Unit

 

Engine 701 - $283,958.00

2002 E-One 1,000 gallon Engine

 

Rescue No. 6 - $500.00

A used bread truck was equipped for use as a rescue truck.

 

Squad No.7 - Around 1965 a second bread truck replaced the first one.

 

Squad No.7

A pickup with utility boxes replaced the bread truck.

 

Squad No.1/741/742

1973 Pierce V8, four wheel driver with dual wheels on the rear.

First truck that could carry a patient if needed.

 

Squad 741 - $$118,000.00

1989 26ft. Pierce Rescue Squad.

 

First two "Trauma Units" were purchased in 1981 and 1984.

The first unit cost $38,000 and carried $20,000 worth of equipment.

 

A third ambulance was added in 1990 and 1992 bringing the fleet of ambulances to four.

They would be replaced every few years to stay on the leading edge of comfort and care to both the patient and the EMS.